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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, April 12, 2013 at 00:18:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, April 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 00:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 36' North, Longitude: 166° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.59 meters/second, 1557.3 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.13 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.2"967.45 miwest0° 06' 54.2"7.91 minorth967.22 mi
24 hours11° 34' 03.1"770.77 mieast2° 23' 00.1"163.89 minorth783.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:18 PM1125 km699 miles607 nmNortheast NE
MidwayThu 1:18 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 2:18 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 12:18 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 12:18 PM2587 km1608 miles1397 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 12:18 PM2728 km1695 miles1473 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 1:18 PM2806 km1744 miles1515 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 12:18 PM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 12:18 PM3088 km1919 miles1667 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaFri 1:18 PM3303 km2052 miles1783 nmSouth S
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